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Download e-book for iPad: The Good Neighbor by A. J. Banner

By A. J. Banner

ISBN-10: 1503944433

ISBN-13: 9781503944435

Named by means of Harper’s Bazaar as a ebook that may be the following long past Girl.

From a ravishing new voice in suspense fiction comes a publication that would perpetually swap how you examine the folks closest to you…

Shadow Cove, Washington, is the type of city each person desires about—quaint streets, lush forests, solid pals. That’s what Sarah thinks as she settles into lifestyles along with her new husband, Dr. Johnny McDonald. yet all too quickly she discovers an undercurrent of deception. And one October night whilst Johnny is away, surprising tragedy destroys Sarah’s happiness.

Dazed and with grief, she and Johnny start to rebuild their shattered lives. As she selections up the items of her damaged domestic, Sarah discovers a surprising mystery that forces her to doubt every thing she concept was once true—about her friends, her neighbors, or even her marriage. With each one wonderful revelation, Sarah needs to ask herself, do we ever rather comprehend those we like?

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The Sorrow of Angels (Heaven and Hell Trilogy, Book 2) - download pdf or read online

By Jón Kalman Stefansson

ISBN-10: 0857051652

ISBN-13: 9780857051653

Publish 12 months note: First released in 2009

It is 3 weeks because the boy got here to city, sporting a ebook of poetry to come to the outdated sea captain—the poetry that did for his buddy Bárður. 3 weeks, yet already Bárður's ghost has pale. Snow falls so seriously that it binds heaven and earth together.

As the villagers assemble within the resort to drink schnapps and occasional whereas the boy reads to them from Shakespeare's Hamlet, Jens the postman stumbles in part useless, having nearly frozen to his horse. On his subsequent trip to the large open fjords he's followed by means of the boy, and either needs to danger their lives for every different, and for an strange merchandise of mail.

The Sorrow of Angels is a undying literary masterpiece; in terribly strong language it brings the fight among guy and nature tangibly to existence. it's the moment novel in Stefánsson's epic and elemental trilogy, although all might be learn independently.

Literary Awards
Independent overseas Fiction Prize Nominee for Longlist (2014)

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Download e-book for iPad: A Christmas Bride by Susan Mallery

By Susan Mallery

ISBN-10: 1459242378

ISBN-13: 9781459242371

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Pet groomer Carina Fiore desires not anything greater than to admit her emotions to the guy she loves. She's attracted to veterinarian Cameron McKenzie's attractiveness, being concerned nature and particularly his devotion to his younger daughter. There's only one challenge — he's her boss. placing her center at the line may well price Rina either her task and their friendship eternally. but if a kiss below the mistletoe unlocks the simmering ardour among them, Rina and Cameron may locate love for the vacations after all….

The Sheik and the Christmas Bride

When Prince As'ad of El Deharia concurs to undertake 3 orphaned American women, he does so on one situation — that their attractive instructor, Kayleen James, turn into their nanny. His plan is to depart her to house the kids as he keeps his lifestyles, undisturbed. yet all that adjustments while Kayleen and the ladies invade the palace — and As'ad's middle — and alter it for the higher.

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Keeping Her: A LOSING IT Novella - download pdf or read online

By Cora Carmack

ISBN-10: 0062299271

ISBN-13: 9780062299277

Garrick Taylor and Bliss Edwards controlled to discover their happily-ever-after regardless of a slightly . . . ahem . . . advanced begin. by way of comparability, assembly the fogeys might be an absolute breeze, right?

But from the instant the pair lands in London, new snags simply hold cropping up: a disapproving mother-in-law-to-be, multiple (mostly) minor mishap, and the belief that maybe they aren't relatively as prepared for his or her destiny as they thought.

As it seems, the one factor more durable than discovering love is preserving it.

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La strada dei fiori di Miral (BUR Rizzoli) by Rula Jebreal PDF

By Rula Jebreal

ISBN-10: 8858628551

ISBN-13: 9788858628553

In un intenso racconto, che è documento storico e allo stesso pace una storia di formazione, l'autrice affida alla protagonista Miral pensieri, ricordi, azioni di un'intera generazione palestinese, divisa tra lotta e aspirazione alla speed. Storie di donne in fuga da una terra dilaniata dai contrasti, da un destino di violenze familiari, da un futuro presago di terrore. Sullo sfondo, Gerusalemme "con le sue pietre bianchissime imbrattate di sangue", e l. a. scuola di Hind Husseini, fondata nel 1948 in step with dare istruzione alle bambine vittime dell'occupazione. Una biografia collettiva, coraggiosa e poetica come un fiore del deserto.

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Read e-book online Empire of the Ants PDF

By Bernard Werber

ISBN-10: 0553573527

ISBN-13: 9780553573527

This is the beautiful overseas bestseller within the culture of Watership Down yet with a gloomy, unique twist. targeted, bold, and unforgettable, it tells the tale of a typical kin who by accident threaten the safety of a hidden civilization as clever as our own--a colony of ants made up our minds to outlive at any cost....

Jonathan Wells and his younger family members have come to the Paris flat at three, rue des Sybarites during the bequest of his eccentric past due uncle Edmond. Inheriting the dusty condominium, the Wells family members are left with just one caution: Never move down into the cellar.

But while the kinfolk puppy disappears down the basement steps, Jonathan follows--and quickly his spouse, his son, and diverse would-be rescuers vanish into its mysterious depths.

Meanwhile, in a pine stump in a close-by park, an unlimited civilization is in turmoil. the following a tender lady from the russet ant country of Bel-o-kan learns unusual new weapon has been killing off her comrades. to determine why, she enlists assistance from a warrior ant, and the 2 trigger on separate trips right into a harsh and violent global. it's a international the place dying takes many forms--savage birds and voracious lizards, warlike dwarf ants and rapacious termites, toxic beetles and, such a lot strange of all, the fast, murderous, significant guardians of the sting of the realm: cars.

Yet the tip of the female's determined quest could be the eerie mystery within the cellar at three, rue des Sybarites--a secret she needs to clear up so that it will satisfy her precise future because the new queen of her personal nice empire. yet to take action she needs to first make unthinkable communion with the main barbaric creatures of all.

Empire of the Ants is a superb evocation of a hidden civilization as advanced as our personal and much extra old. it's a interesting realm the place boats are outfitted of leaves and greenflies are domesticated and milked like cows, the place voters lock antennae in "absolute communication" and struggle wars with accurately coordinated armies utilizing sprays of glue and acids which could dissolve a snail. no longer considering that Watership Down has a singular so vividly captured the lives and struggles of a fellow species and the dear classes they must educate us.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Download e-book for iPad: Thirteen Stories and Thirteen Epitaphs by William T. Vollmann

By William T. Vollmann

ISBN-10: 0802133959

ISBN-13: 9780802133953

The prolific Vollmann has made his profession mining veins: the mytho-history of the settling of North the United States ( Fathers and Crows ; The Ice-Shirt ) and the darkish margins of up to date existence ( Whores for Gloria ; The Rainbow tales ) . This number of tales and brief meditations on demise is of the second one kind. As continually in Vollmann's paintings, the road among fable and reportage is blurred. right here, the pimps, prostitutes, skinheads and guns lovers regularly occurring to Vollmann's readers are subjected to a few wild literary pyrotechnics. In "The Ghost of Magnetism," the narrator, existentially distraught in regards to the impermanence of human relatives, visits the 4 issues of the compass radiating from San Francisco--Alaska, Hawaii, Mexico and Las Vegas--and at a on line casino magically produces cash imprinted with the faces of his acquaintances; as he drops them into the one-armed bandits he sees icons of his prior roll up at the desktop, a peculiar yet affecting symbology of loss. regrettably, Vollmann's different units don't paintings in addition; for the 1st time, literary pretension has crept into his work--e.g., a raid on Edgar Allan Poe texts ("The Grave of misplaced Stories") falls flat. nonetheless, Vollmann's stroll at the wild facet of worldwide culture--there are tales set in Vietnam, Thailand and Belize--confirms him as considered one of America's so much intrepid fictional frontiersmen.

The invisible lives of prostitutes, pimps, pornographers, skinheads, and crack addicts are printed in tales from the darkish side of up to date lifestyles, combining parts of commute writing and reportage, autobiography and anecdotes, and advised in a different, searing voice. unique.

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Read e-book online Elephant in the Sky: A Novel PDF

By Heather A. Clark

ISBN-10: 177041083X

ISBN-13: 9781770410831

The stigma of psychological affliction and the ability of a mother's love come jointly during this achingly sincere novel

Widely acclaimed for her skill to inform emotionally robust tales that catch the true lives of ladies, bestselling novelist Heather A. Clark tackles the topic of early life psychological issues. Elephant within the Sky is advised from either nine-year-old Nate's standpoint and that of his mom, Ashley, an overworked advert govt who struggles with a not easy workload and the fear that she's no longer spending sufficient time together with her family members — specially as her son's conflict with psychological unbalance and paranoid delusions escalates. the 2 narratives converge in a deeply relocating story of a family members facing psychological illness.

Elephant within the Sky is a narrative approximately unconditional love, and it articulates a sophisticated, real-life topic with grace, knowledge, and sensitivity. It seems at what it ability to be diverse in our society and wonderfully explores the gap a mom will visit guard her baby.

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Get Envy PDF

By Alain Elkann

ISBN-10: 1908968591

ISBN-13: 9781908968593

Because the results of a chain of fortuitous encounters and conditions, the Italian author Giacomo Longhi falls sufferer to an obsessive interest in regards to the well-known English artist Julian Sax. He wish to meet Sax, however the nice painter is surrounded by way of a virtually impenetrable protecting display. The writer’s spouse, the captivating and sensuous Rossa, ultimately takes him to a tea room in London, the place Sax spends a couple of hours of every day observed via his young children, types and neighbors. The narrator starts to worry that his spouse Rossa may possibly succumb to the charms of this seductive guy, who draws girls, paints them after which discards them. In an unpredictable series of occasions, Elkann weaves a desirable net that blends truth and fiction, and attracts the reader into the lives of characters who will end up demanding to overlook.

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